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foolscap

[foolz-kap]
noun
1.
a type of inexpensive writing paper, especially legal-size, lined, yellow sheets, bound in tablet form.
2.
Chiefly British. a size of drawing or printing paper, 13.5 × 17 inches (34 × 43 cm). Abbreviation: cap., fcp.
3.
Also called foolscap octavo. a size of book, about 4.25 × 6.75 inches (11 × 17 cm), untrimmed.
4.
Also called foolscap quarto. Chiefly British. a size of book, about 6.75 × 8.5 inches (17 × 22 cm) untrimmed.
5.
fool's cap ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1690–1700; so called from the watermark of a fool's cap formerly used on such paper

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foolscap (ˈfuːlzˌkæp)
 
n
1.  chiefly (Brit) a size of writing or printing paper, 13½ by 17 inches or 131⁄4 by 16½ inches
2.  a book size, 41⁄4 by 6¾ inches (foolscap octavo) or (chiefly Brit) 6¾ by 8½ inches (foolscap quarto)
3.  a variant spelling of fool's cap
 
[C17: see fool1, cap; so called from the watermark formerly used on this kind of paper]

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foolscap
c.1700 as a type of paper; so called because this type of paper was originally watermarked with a court jester's cap.
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FCP definition


Flat Concurrent Prolog.
["Design and Implementation of Flat Concurrent Prolog", C. Mierowsky, TR CS84-21 Weizmann Inst, Dec 1984].
(1994-10-20)

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